Malabika Biswas

Associate Professor

Host pathogen interaction at the molecular level, AMR, Phage therapy
About the Faculty
Dr. Malabika Biswas joined the Department as an Assistant Professor in January 2012. She pursued her doctoral studies from the Department of Biochemistry , Bose Institute, Kolkata and received her Ph.D degree from Jadavpur University (INDIA) in 2008.She did her postgraduate studies in  Biotechnology from the  Department of Biotechnology, University of Calcutta, West Bengal (INDIA) in 2002.  She worked as postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Biochemistry, Bose Institute , Kolkata from April 2008 to July 2009 with Prof. B.Bhattacharyya. Her Research interests include studies on the molecular biology of temperate phages, specifically aureophages. She further studies the genes of pathogenic bacteria which are essential for host invasion. 
Ph.D. Thesis Title: Studies on the repressor and cro proteins of temperate Staphylococcus aureus phage Phi11